Perpendicular Symbol

In geometry, the perpendicular symbol is used to show that two lines are perpendicular to eachother. Visually, the symbol is made up of two lines which form a perpendicular angle.

Format Display Data
Image Perpendicular Symbol (⊥) Download SVG ↓
TeX
\perp
Unicode
8869

Usage

Perpendicular Angle | Notation

A perpendicular angle is visually denoted by drawing a square at the vertex of the angle. The measured angle is equal to π/2 radians or 90°.

Perpendicular Lines | Notation

The symbol for two perpendicular lines is a horizontal line with another line drawn perpendicular to it.